Care For 3 & 4 Year Olds

When can my child start free Nursery education?

3 year olds will be able to start a free nursery place in the September, January or April following their third birthday.

Your child’s birthday must be before:

  • 31 March will be eligible for free nursery education from the Summer Term (April)
  • 31 August will be eligible for free nursery education from the Autumn Term (September)
  • 31 December will be eligible for free nursery education from the Spring term (January)

 

How many funded hours can my child have?

Your child is entitled to a maximum of 15 hours per week for 38 weeks of the year.

 

30 free hours

From 2017, the Government plan to deliver 30 hours of free 3 & 4 year old childcare for working parents. Please click on the link below for more information.

https://www.gov.uk/government/news/thousands-of-parents-benefit-from-30-hours-free-childcare-early

Enigma childcare is currently in the process of planning for and introducing  provision to support this manifesto.